Maps & Directions

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We encourage you to visit the Jacobs School of Music to find out about our educational programs and take advantage of many opportunities to hear world-class music in our different performance venues.

The Jacobs School is a part of Indiana University's Bloomington campus. Most buildings are located near the intersection of S Jordan Ave. and E Third St. Major buildings include the Musical Arts Center (the "MAC"), the Simon Music Library, Merrill Hall, the Music Addition (the "Round Building"), the Conrad Prebys Ampitheater, Music Practice Building, and the East Studio Building.

Jacobs School Map

1. Musical Arts Center (MAC)
    A: MAC Addition
2. Simon Music Center (M)
    A: Auer Hall, B: Ford-Crawford Hall, C: William and Gayle Cook Music Library
3. Music Addition (MA)
4. Merrill Hall (MUS)
    A: Recital Hall
5. East Studio Building (ESB)
6. Conrad Prebys Ampitheater
7. Music Practice Building

Blue: Permit Parking  |  Red: Reserved Parking
Please see the IU Bloomington Campus Map or Jacobs Extended Parking Guide to see more.

Parking Information and Lot Maps
The IU Jacobs School of Music is located in the heart of the Bloomington campus, and parking is limited during the day. Following is information about parking for visitors.

Prospective Students and Their Families
If you have an appointment with the Office of Music Admission and Financial Aid for an audition or tour of the School of Music, contact that office about getting a yellow pass to park in the Jordan Avenue Parking Garage during your visit to campus.

Events Goers
Parking is generally available in the evenings for performances in the School of Music. Event goers who do not have a university parking permit can park in the upper level of the Jordan Avenue Parking Garage for a fee Monday through Thursday evenings. Parking is free and open to any vehicle on both levels of the garage from Friday at 6 p.m. until Monday at 7 a.m. The Jordan Avenue Garage is recommended parking for performances in the Musical Arts Center; Auer Hall and Ford-Crawford Hall located in the Simon Building; and Recital Hall located in Merrill Hall. In addition, the D spaces across the street from the Musical Arts Center are open to any vehicle from Friday at 5 p.m. through Sunday at 11 p.m.

Limited Visitor Parking
Visitors can park in the Jordan Avenue or Atwater Avenue garages for a fee during the day.

Evening and Weekend Parking with any permit
Vehicles that display any valid IU permit may park in any non-24-hour space Monday through Friday evenings from 5 p.m. until 7 a.m., and all day Saturday and Sunday.

Weekend Parking without a permit
Any vehicle—with or without a permit—may park in any CH or ST space from 5 p.m. on Friday until 11 p.m. on Sunday, unless otherwise posted.